Clouds that look like waves?

These are so beautiful I had to share them with you…

… read the whole explanation, with more photos, on the EarthSky website.

Picture by Paul Chartier  posted on  These Kelvin Helmholtz clouds were photographed on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at Tupper Lake, New York, in the Adirondack Mountains.

Sunday science – Kelvin Helmholtz clouds

7 thoughts on “Sunday science – Kelvin Helmholtz clouds

  • 22 May, 2016 at 9:54 am

    Thanks for that. I’ve just looked it up on EarthSky. Clouds are an endless source of wonder.

  • 22 May, 2016 at 10:21 am

    Hi Jemima – clouds are amazing and can tell us so many stories – both real and dream like … wonderful photo .. cheers Hilary

    • 22 May, 2016 at 11:48 am

      They are truly amazing. I love watching them 🙂

  • 22 May, 2016 at 5:13 pm

    Not surprisingly, there are a lot of great cloud photos in our family collection (my husband is a meteorologist and a photographer 🙂 ).

    • 23 May, 2016 at 12:13 pm

      I love the one you sent me – maybe I’ll use it as a flash fiction prompt!

      • 24 May, 2016 at 4:06 am


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